System High

Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) I, II & III

3+ months agoMaryland Heights, MO

LocationNationwide Supporting Full-Time/Part-Time -unspecified- Number of Openings1 Clearance Description
This is an upcoming Q2 position

The ISSM's primary function serves as a principal advisor on all matters, technical and otherwise, involving the security of information systems under his/her purview. Primary support will be working within Special Access Programs (SAPs) supporting Department of Defense (DoD) agencies, such as Office of the Secretary of Defense, and Military Compartment efforts. The position will provide "day-to-day" support for Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) activities.

  • Perform oversight of the development, implementation and evaluation of information system security program policy; special emphasis placed upon integration of existing SAP network infrastructures
  • Develop and oversee operational information systems security implementation policy and guidelines of network security, based upon the Risk Management Framework (RMF) with emphasize on Joint Special Access Program Implementation Guide (JSIG) authorization process
  • Advise customer on Risk Management Framework (RMF) assessment and authorization issues
  • Perform risk assessments and make recommendations to DoD agency customers
  • Advise government program managers on security testing methodologies and processes
  • Evaluate authorization documentation and provide written recommendations for authorization to government PM's
  • Develop and maintain a formal Information Systems Security Program
  • Ensure that all IAOs, network administrators, and other cyber security personnel receive the necessary technical and security training to carry out their duties
  • Develop, review, endorse, and recommend action by the AO or DAO of system assessment documentation
  • Ensure approved procedures are in place for clearing, sanitizing, and destroying various types of hardware and media
  • Develop and execute security assessment plans that include verification that the features and assurances required for each protection level functioning
  • Maintain a and/or applicable repository for all system authorization documentation and modifications
  • Institute and implement a Configuration Control Board (CCB) charter
  • Develop policies and procedures for responding to security incidents, to include investigating and reporting security violations and incidents
  • Ensure proper protection or corrective measures have been taken when an incident or vulnerability has been discovered within a system
  • Ensure that data ownership and responsibilities are established for each authorization boundary, to include accountability, access rights, and special handling requirements
  • Ensure development and implementation of an information security education, training, and awareness program, to include attending, monitoring, and presenting local cyber security training.
  • Evaluate threats and vulnerabilities to ascertain whether additional safeguards are needed
  • Assess changes in the system, its environment, and operational needs that could affect the authorization
  • Ensure that authorization is accomplished a valid Authorization determination has been given for all authorization boundaries under your purview
  • Review AIS assessment plans
  • Coordinate with PSO or cognizant security official on approval of external information systems (e.g., guest systems, interconnected system with another organization)
  • Conduct periodic assessments of the security posture of the authorization boundaries
  • Ensure configuration management (CM) for security-relevant changes to software, hardware, and firmware and that they are properly documented.
  • Ensure periodic testing is conducted to evaluate the security posture of IS by employing various intrusion/attack detection and monitoring tools (shared responsibility with ISSOs)
  • Ensure that system recovery and reconstitution processes developed and monitored to ensure that the authorization boundary can be recovered based on its availability level determination
  • Ensure all authorization documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals
  • Ensure that system security requirements are addressed during all phases of the system life cycle
  • Develop Assured File Transfers (AFT) on accordance with the JSIG.
  • Participate in self-inspections
  • Conduct the duties of the Information System Security Officer (ISSO) if one is not present and/or available.
  • Additional responsibilities may be required, depending on the level of position.
Position Requirements
Security Clearance Requirement:
  • TS/SCI
  • Must be willing to undergo and pass a Counterintelligence Polygraph.
  • Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information
Educational and Position Requirements:
  • Level I Requirements: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and 5 - 7 years related experience
  • Prior performance in roles such as ISSO or ISSM
  • Level II Requirements: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and 5 - 7 years related experience
  • Prior performance in roles such as ISSO or ISSM
  • Level III Requirements: Master's degree in a related discipline or equivalent experience and 10+ years related experience
  • Prior performance in roles such as ISSO or ISSM
Certifications:
  • Level I Certification: Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technician Level II or Information Assurance Manager Level I within 6 months of the date of hire.
  • Level II Certification: Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technician Level 2 or Information Assurance Manager Level 2 within 6 months of the date of hire
  • Level III Certifications: Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technician Level 3 or Information Assurance Manager Level 3 within 6 months of the date of hire
Other Requirements:
  • Must have expert knowledge of DoD, National and applicable service and agency security policy, manuals and standards.
  • Must be able to regularly lift up to 50 lbs.
Additional Information About the OrganizationFrom our start in 2005, System High has been recognized as the provider of choice for innovative security engineering. Delivering high-end information protection services, over 50% of our security professionals are US Military veterans. Patriotism, commitment to excellence, and successful mission accomplishment permeate our corporate culture. Whether designing or constructing secure facilities (SCIFs), performing IT systems certification and accreditation, establishing regulatory compliant corporate security programs, or producing life-cycle protection planning for complex systems acquisitions, System High has the expertise and tools to facilitate mission success.
System High is a Military friendly employer. Our extensive work on behalf of the U.S. government offers those who have served in uniform an opportunity to continue to serve their country in a new and exciting way while enjoying a successful civilian career. EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. supervisorUIDNone Specified

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Job ID: system-3401713